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Worker falls from crane at the Navy Yard

Monday, June 24, 2013
Navy Yard industrial accident

Paramedics and firefighters responded Monday morning to reports of an industrial accident at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia.

The incident occurred shortly before 11:00 a.m. on the 4900 block of South 16th Street.

A 27-year-old worker was reportedly injured after falling from a crane.

He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment. He was in stable condition at the time of transport.

Authorities are investigating what led to the incident.

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